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The aim of this study is to investigate the reliability and construct validity of the Turkish version of the Drooling Impact Scale in children with cerebral palsy
Drooling is common among several neurologic disorders such as cerebral palsy, Parkinson's disease, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, which are the main diseases that physiatrist are one of the leading physicians involved in whose management 1. Drooling can be seen either as anterior drooling, unintentional leaving of saliva from mouth to outside of the body, or posterior drooling, invisible spill of saliva from mouth through pharyngeal isthmus and then to respiratory or digestive tract, inside the body 2. Anterior drooling causes psycho-social impairment, skin problems, infections, bad odor, dehydration, dentation problems and wet clothes and tools while posterior drooling may result in morbidity by posing a risk for aspiration pneumonia. Despite the frequency and significance of the condition, there is still a paucity of research and inadequate evidence about the various treatments and valid and reliable outcomes available. A major problem for research into interventions to reduce drooling is that there is no valid and reliable measurement tool of saliva control. There is no questionnaire in Turkish to evaluate the effects of drooling as well as drooling interventions.The aim of this study is to investigate the reliability and construct validity of the Turkish version of the Drooling Impact Scale in children with cerebral palsy.
Drooling Impact Scale, Drooling Frequency and Severity Scale, The Caregiver Priorities and Child Health Index of Life with Disabilities (CPCHILD™), Drooling Quotient (DQ), Patient and caregiver visual analog scale (VAS) for drooling, Functional Oral Int
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